Alexander Russell age 93 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, November 1, 2018 at the Paul B Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. He was born December 23, 1924 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Grover and Maryann Montgomery Russell. He was the husband of Alkie Phipps Russell, who preceded him in death.
Survivors include six sons, Robert Russell, Larry Russell, Roger Russell, Stanley Russell, and Stacy Russell all of Salyersville, Kentucky, and William Harold Russell of Oil Springs, Kentucky, four daughters, Shirley Hall, Verlie Francis, Kathy Howard, and Rita Dobbins all of Salyersville, Kentucky, one brother, Cass Russell of Waverly, Ohio, several grandchildren, several great grandchildren, and several great-great grandchildren.
In addition to his wife and parents, Alexander is preceded in death by three sons, Jimmy Russell, Steven Russell, and Calvin Russell, five brothers, Arnold Russell, Arvil Russell, Fred Russell, Herman Russell, and Charlie Russell, three sisters, Hassie Montgomery, Falkie Jenkins, and Southie Montgomery.
Funeral services were conducted at 1 pm Sunday, November 4, 2018 from the Head of Coon Creek Church with Kermit Gamble and Gary Bolen officiating. Burial followed in the Russell Cemetery at Lacy Ridge, Kentucky.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Magoffin County Funeral Home.